National Innovation Council

Realising that innovation is the engine for the growth of prosperity and national competitiveness in the 21st century, the President of India has declared 2010 as the ‘Decade of Innovation’. Read More

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Inclusive Innovation Will Change India Overnight

Source: Accenture

He is the person who revolutionized telecom in India. Satyanarayan Gangaram Panchal, alias Sam Pitroda, who hails from Tikar, a tiny village in Halvad taluk of Surendranagar district of Gujarat, is now all charged up about the next revolution which he guarantees will be bigger, better. "It will change the way we are governed, it will change the way we are educated, it will change the way we deliver health care, it will change the way we farm, it will change the way we bank…nowhere in the world is something so revolutionary happening and it will mark the arrival of new India," affirms Dr Pitroda, who heads the National Innovation Council as part of his larger role as adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Information Infrastructure and Innovations.


12th Plan Hackathon

Source: PIB, March 21, 2013 (Release ID :94163)

The Planning Commission and the National Innovation Council are organising the first ever Hackathon on the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) on 6th – 7thApril 2013. The Hackathon will invite citizens to innovatively communicate the Plan through creative visualizations and software applications.


Planning Commission to hold 32-hour 'Hackathon' in april

Source: Business Standard, March 15, 2013

As part of its ongoing effort to generate a public debate on 12th five-year plan through various social media platforms, the Planning Commission will organise a 32 hour 'hackathon' in association with 12 major universities of the country on April 6 and 7.


Montek, Pitroda 'Hangout' with netizens, discuss 12th Plan

Source: Money Control, March 15, 2013

Taking a cue from Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s Google Hangout, Planning Commission today conducted its own Hangout session led by Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.


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